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LINGUIST List 19.2854

Thu Sep 18 2008

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of Chicago

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        1.    John Goldsmith, Computational Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of Chicago, IL, USA


Message 1: Computational Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of Chicago, IL, USA
Date: 18-Sep-2008
From: John Goldsmith <goldsmithuhicago.edu>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of Chicago, IL, USA
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University or Organization: University of Chicago
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Illinois, USA
Web Address: http://linguistics.uchicago.edu/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


Description:

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Chicago announces a
search for a tenure-track position in linguistics with a research and
teaching focus on computational linguistics. The appointment will be made
jointly with the Computation Institute (see http://ci.uchicago.edu), and is
expected to begin in the fall of 2009.

The ideal candidate will have research interests which complement those of
other computational linguists on campus, and which address scientific
questions regarding the knowledge and use of language. S/he will have
teaching responsibilities at both the graduate and undergraduate levels,
and will supervise student research in appropriate areas.

Candidates should hold a PhD, either in Linguistics or in Computer Science
with a demonstrated strong interest in questions of significance to
linguistics.

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2008, but applications
received after that date will also be considered. Applicants are encouraged
to apply as soon as possible. Applications should contain hard copies of a
CV, statements of research and teaching, and up to three appropriate
research papers; please supply a URL with links for these items as well.
Teaching evaluations should also be submitted if available. Applicants
should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to the
search committee at the address listed below. The department expects to
interview candidates at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of
America in San Francisco, 8-11 January 2009.

Applications should be sent to the address provided below.

E-mail inquiries should be directed to John Goldsmith, chair of the search
committee.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Application Deadline: 15-Nov-2008
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor John Goldsmith
Department of Linguistics
1010 E. 59th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
USA
Contact Information:
Professor John Goldsmith
Email: goldsmithuhicago.edu
Phone: 7737028525
Fax: 7738340924
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